Smile Therapy

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I experimented with food for years before joining program. I noticed if I ate sugar in the morning, I was more likely to eat it in the afternoon, too, and also forget I’d already eaten some (the more I ate, the more I forgot). I noticed when I went without a certain sweet, I thought about it obsessively. When a doctor told me not to eat that sweet, I tried substitutes, but they weren’t the same. Instead, I ate more and more of other things to try to satisfy the craving, but I only got heavier, and I still had the

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